Family Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Vulnerable

Cinnamon-breasted Tody-tyrant (Hemitriccus cinnamomeipectus)


Taxonomy

French: Todirostre du Pérou German: Zimtbrust-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí pechicanelo
Taxonomy:

Hemitriccus cinnamomeipectus

Fitzpatrick and O’Neill

, 1979,

Cordillera del Cóndor, above San José de Lourdes, Cajamarca, Peru

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Monotypic.

Distribution:

SE Ecuador (Naytza, in Morona-Santiago#R; near Chinapinza, in Zamora-Chinchipe) and N Peru (Cordillera del Cóndor, in Cajamarca; Cordillera de Colán and Leimebamba#R, in Amazonas; Abra Patricia, in San Martín).

Descriptive notes

10 cm; 6·5–8·5 g. Plumage is dark olive above, crown slightly browner and separated from mantle by a buff-orange nuchal collar; lores, ocular area, cheek, throat and... read more

Voice

Fast harsh rattle, “d-d-d-rt”; also described as single descending “prrrrrrr”.

Habitat

Thick, stunted, mossy cloudforest; also found in stands of Chusquea bamboo. Apparently... read more

Food and feeding

Insects. Forages in middle and lower storeys of wet forest, mostly 1·5–2 m above ground; makes short upward sally-strikes to... read more

Breeding

Birds near end of breeding season (juvenile present, only some adults with active gonads, others moulting) in late Jun to late Aug in N... read more

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Andean Ridge-top Forests EBA. Rare to uncommon; red-listed, as “Vulnerable”, in Ecuador. Poorly known. Recorded... read more

Recommended citation

Clock, B. & Sharpe, C.J. (2018). Cinnamon-breasted Tody-tyrant (Hemitriccus cinnamomeipectus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/57282 on 11 December 2018).